Thursday, 10 November 2022 12:11

Living Better with Wild Animals - Agriculture CBC Grade 6 Notes

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  • Repellents such as smoke, noise and certain smelly substances can keep off wild animals from our crops and domestic animals.
  • Deterrents methods are used to prevent wild animals from damaging our crops and domestic animals. E.g. use of fence, use of light,

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Using fences to keep away wild animals

  • Wire mesh fence and thick thorny bushes fence helps to keep wild animals away from crops and domestic animals

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Using of innovative light to control wild animals

  • Animals fear random sounds deflecting and blinking or flashing lights.
  • These devices keep wild animals away at night from crops
  • Light bulbs can be installed near cattle bomas or around the gardens

Planning how to make innovative deterrents
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Constructing innovative deterrents
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Making sound deterrents

  • Using a device that can produce some loud noise can also help to scare the wild animals

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Making a bird feeding table

  • Safe traps can be used to trap some wild animals which then be released back to the forest.
  • During the day birds can be kept away by hanging shiny reflective CDs or reflective ribbons such as shiny party streamers near the garden.
  • The light reflected from the shinny surfaces of such objects distracts the vision of birds.
  • The birds are also scared by sound reflective ribbons make when it is windy.

Pupils activity

Importance of deterrents in conserving wild animals

  • Wild animals are important because they support our tourism industry which earns revenue for our country. They should not be killed when they come to our farms.
  • Using deterrents helps us to live better or coexist with the wild animals in our environment.

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